Aggregate Industries (Callow Quarry) - Level 3 Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

  • Company: Aggregate Industry
  • Location: Gorge, BS27 3DQ
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £355.77 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00629
  • Application Deadline Date: 17/06/2024
  • Start Date: 16/09/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Yr 1 - Mon - Thurs 8am - 4.30pm Fri 8am - 12.30pm (at Make UK)

Brief Description

We are excited to open applications for our Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship program, designed to nurture the next generation of mechanical engineering talent. You will be learning the principles of installing, servicing and maintaining mechanical equipment in an industrial environment.

Qualifications Required

3 GCSEs at 9 – 4 / A* - C (5 or above preferred), must include maths, English language, and ideally Science, or equivalent related qualification.

Personal Qualities

We're looking for someone who:
- is passionate about beginning a career in mechanical maintenance
- is proactive, eager to learn and willing to engage in both academic studies and practical work

Skills Required

- Strong analytical skills
- Keen interest in applying your skills to real world challenges

Training to be Provided

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 
● Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
● Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
● Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
● In house training in line with your requirements.

Future Prospects

Your future is yours to dream and develop. Aggregate offers opportunities to progress into being an mechanical maintenance engineer, then potentially onto being a team leader, manager and even beyond. The opportunities can spread from the site you start at to any site within the Holcim Group (Aggregates' parent company)

Vacancy Detail

Aggregate Industries UK is at the forefront of innovation and sustainability within the construction and building materials sector. Our dedication to safety, inclusivity, and providing top-tier service sets us apart. For those ready to make a real impact toward a more sustainable and efficient future, joining our team means becoming part of a movement aimed at reshaping the industry through decarbonization and advanced operational practices.

Why should you want to work at Aggregate Industries? We offer:
• A structured apprenticeship program in mechanical engineering with a blend of practical and theoretical learning.
• A clear pathway for career progression within Aggregate Industries and the wider Holcim Group.
• The chance to work on projects at the cutting edge of construction industry innovation.
• An opportunity to contribute to the company's sustainability goals and make a positive impact on the environment.
• A supportive, inclusive, and collaborative working environment

New Opening: Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship
We are excited to open applications for our Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship program, designed to nurture the next generation of mechanical engineering talent. This role offers a unique blend of on-the-job training and academic learning, providing an excellent foundation for a successful career in mechanical engineering within the construction industry. Based in our state-of-the-art facilities, this is a golden opportunity for individuals passionate about engineering, innovation, and sustainability.

Apprenticeship Overview:
• Engage in comprehensive training programs combining hands-on experience with academic learning.
• Work alongside experienced professionals to gain practical skills in mechanical engineering.
• Participate in projects focusing on innovation and sustainability in construction materials and practices.
• Support the engineering team in designing, testing, and improving industrial processes and equipment.
• Learn about and contribute to our sustainability initiatives, focusing on reducing carbon emissions and enhancing efficiency.

Typical Placement can include:
• Learning the principles of engineering both academic and practical
• Repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment
• Following all relevant Company, Health and Safety & Quality procedures and processes
• Working with a team of mechanical fitters, who will teach you how to operate and maintain the full range of equipment
• Preventative maintenance tasks as per schedule
• Assisting work managers with electrical problems at their sites
• Reporting any unsafe plant or operations to your line manager

In exchange for your hard work we offer:

• A competitive starting salary, with annual pay rises
• Competitive pension and 33 days’ holiday per year (including bank holidays)
• Career development and support from day one
• Opportunities to collaborate with a wide and varied number of functions across the business and ability to learn new skills
• A dynamic working environment offering attractive working conditions
• We're a leader in innovative and sustainable construction solutions, ideal for anyone with an interest in protecting our environment

Other Information

Due to the nature of the business, the environment can be noisy, dirty and hot. You should be happy working at height and be keen to learn and adhere to health and safety protocols.

This apprenticeship includes spending 30 weeks in Birmingham in Year 1, on a residential basis, where the travel to Birmingham, accommodation on a half board basis (including breakfast and evening meal) and travel to and from the training facility is paid for by Aggregate.

Make UK reserve the right to close this advert early, based on application numbers, so if you would like to be considered, please apply now to avoid disappointment.

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